Eric David Peterson, MD

Professor of Medicine
Fred Cobb, M.D. Professor of Medicine
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail 2400 Pratt St Ste 7009, Durham, NC 27705
Phone (919) 668-8830
Email address peter016@mc.duke.edu

Dr Peterson is the Fred Cobb Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, a DukeMed Scholar, and the Past Executive Director of the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), Durham, NC, USA.

Dr Peterson is the Principal Investigator of the National Institute of Health, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Spironolactone Initiation Registry Randomized Interventional Trial in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction (SPIRRIT) Trial  He is also the Principal Investigator of the Data Coordinating Centers for the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), National Cardiac Surgery Database, the American College of Cardiology National Cardiac Database (ACC-NCDR) and the American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines Database (AHA-GWTG).  Dr Peterson also oversees multiple industry sponsored clinical studies.

Additionally, Dr Peterson serves on multiple national committees and guideline and performance measure development groups. Dr Peterson is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), the Association of American Physicians (AAP), and the Association of University Cardiologists (AUC).

Since 2013, Dr Peterson has been voted one of world’s top 400 most influential researchers in biomedicine. as well as named by Thomson Reuters as a ‘Highly Cited Researcher’, ranking him among the top 1% most cited in clinical medicine. He is a Contributing Editor on the Journal of the American Medical Association and is a recognized leader in outcomes and quality research with over 1200 peer-reviewed publications in the field.

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Duke University, 1992 - 1995
  • Fellow in General Internal Medicine, Medicine, Harvard University , 1991 - 1992
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, 1988 - 1991
  • M.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1988

Publications

Newby, LK, Eisenstein, EL, Califf, RM, Thompson, TD, Nelson, CL, Peterson, ED, Armstrong, PW, Van de Werf, F, White, HD, Topol, EJ, and Mark, DB. "Cost effectiveness of early discharge after uncomplicated acute myocardial infarction." The New England Journal of Medicine 342, no. 11 (March 2000): 749-755.

PMID
10717009
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Eisenstein, EL, Peterson, ED, Jollis, JG, Tardiff, BE, Califf, RM, Knight, JD, and Mark, DB. "Evaluating the potential 'economic attractiveness' of new therapies in patients with non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome." Pharmacoeconomics 17, no. 3 (March 2000): 263-272.

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10947301
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"Measuring and improving quality of care: a report from the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology First Scientific Forum on Assessment of Healthcare Quality in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke." Circulation 101, no. 12 (March 2000): 1483-1493.

PMID
10736296
Scholars@Duke

Mann, T, Cowper, PA, Peterson, ED, Cubeddu, G, Bowen, J, Giron, L, Cantor, WJ, Newman, WN, Schneider, JE, Jobe, RL, Zellinger, MJ, and Rose, GC. "Transradial coronary stenting: comparison with femoral access closed with an arterial suture device." Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions : Official Journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions 49, no. 2 (February 2000): 150-156.

PMID
10642762
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Peterson, ED, Lansky, AJ, Anstrom, KJ, Muhlbaier, LH, Popma, JJ, Satler, LF, and Lanzilotta, MJ. "Evolving trends in interventional device use and outcomes: results from the National Cardiovascular Network Database." American Heart Journal 139, no. 2 Pt 1 (February 2000): 198-207.

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10650291
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Peterson, ED, Lansky, AJ, Anstrom, KJ, Muhlbaier, LH, Popma, JJ, Satler, LF, and Lanzilotta, MJ. "Evolving trends in interventional device use and outcomes: Results from the national cardiovascular network database." American Heart Journal 139, no. 2 (January 1, 2000): 198-207.

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Hudson, MP, and Peterson, ED. "A risk-based approach to acute coronary syndromes, Part 2: NSTE-MI and UA: How to maximize the benefit of drugs and procedures, before and after discharge." Journal of Critical Illness 15, no. 2 (January 1, 2000): 81-86. (Review)

Scholars@Duke

Hudson, MP, and Peterson, ED. "A risk-based approach to acute coronary syndromes, Part 1: Principles, STE-MI: Making the best use of transitory opportunities to improve outcomes." Journal of Critical Illness 15, no. 2 (January 1, 2000): 75-80. (Review)

Scholars@Duke

Holman, WL, Peterson, ED, Athanasuleas, CL, Allman, RM, Sansom, M, Kiefe, C, and Sherrill, RG. "Alabama coronary artery bypass grafting Cooperative Project: baseline data. Alabama CABG Cooperative Project Study Group." The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 68, no. 5 (November 1999): 1592-1598.

PMID
10585026
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Holman, WL, Peterson, ED, Athanasuleas, CL, Allman, RM, Sansom, M, Kiefe, C, and Sherrill, RG. "Alabama Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Cooperative Project: baseline data." The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 68, no. 5 (November 1999): 1592-1598.

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